Category Archives: GMAT

Reviewing the 3 Main GMAT Prep Options

By now you know the GMAT is a very important test, especially for those aiming for Top 10, and particularly Top 5, business schools. However, you don’t need a 770 to go to …

Posted in GMAT, Test Prep Advice | Tagged

B-Schools Give GMAT’s New IR Section Mixed Reviews

According to a recent poll of 265 business school admissions officers, early opinion of the GMAT’s newly introduced Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is decidedly mixed. As a new season of applicants prepares to submit the …

Posted in General, GMAT | Tagged , , ,

GMAC Reports Historic Highs in GMAT Testing Volume

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam, has announced that last year was a record year for the exam. Volume for the 2012 testing year (July 1, 2011, to June 30, …

Posted in GMAT | Tagged , , , ,

Map Out Your MBA Timeline

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Once you’ve decided to pursue an MBA, you’ve got your work cut out for you. MBA applicants need to fit studying for the …

Posted in General, GMAT, Test Prep Advice | Tagged , , , , , , ,

The Do’s and Don’ts of Applying to Business School

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com We’re coming up on MBA application season again, with Round One deadlines just a few short months away. If you’re applying to business …

Posted in GMAT, Stacy Blackman in the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Kaplan Survey Says GMAT Still Reigns Supreme

Has the increase in business schools accepting the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as an admissions alternative swayed prospective applicants away from the GMAT? Not so much, a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey reveals. Just 16% …

Posted in GMAT | Tagged , , , ,